Islamists kill 18 at Nigerian market
23 January 2013, 09:03
Kano - Gunmen believed to be from Islamist extremist group Boko Haram have opened fire at a market in volatile northeastern Nigeria, killing 18 people, a local official said on Tuesday.
"Some gunmen came into the market yesterday afternoon and opened fire on a group of hunters...," local chief Abba Ahmed told journalists of the attack in Damboa.
"Eighteen people were killed in the attack."